Software Developer

Employer
Westat
Location
Rockville, VA
Posted
Dec 01, 2021
Closes
Dec 22, 2021
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary: 
Westat is seeking a Software developer to be a part of corporate IT team developing web and mobile applications to support its varied business needs, using cutting edge technologies, tools and Cloud environments. 

Job Responsibilities:
•    Participating in the design and development of Web and Cloud based applications. 
•    Writing clean, functional & secure code.
•    Work collaboratively with a Team and communicate well.

Basic Qualifications: 
•    A Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Science or related fields.
•    4 plus years of work experience to include at least 2 plus years in a web or software developer role. 
•    Experience working with .NET Core, ASP.NET, or any other web development framework.
•    Good knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
•    Experience with programming languages like C#, or Typescript. 

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Experience working with REST APIs.
•    Experience working with Blazor UIs.
•    Experience or knowledge of working with Cloud technologies, either in the AWS or Azure environment. 
•    Familiarity with relational databases like SQL Server and knowledge of XML and JSON data formats. 
•    Familiarity or knowledge of Health sciences applications would be an added advantage.   

Minimum Qualifications: 
•    Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple priorities and excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
•    Ability to prioritize tasks, be detail oriented, ensure quality, and willingness to work effectively in a team environment. 
•    Ability to work independently with effective time management skills.

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

 

Protecting the health and safety of our employees and survey participants is a top priority for Westat. As a federal government contractor, Westat will require Westat staff, regardless of work location, to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon hire or prior to December 8, 2021, whichever is later, and to follow all safety protocols, subject to approved accommodations under applicable law.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.